So what is it that allows someone to write good melodies? And how can you learn that skill? One way to look at it is that a skilled melody writer has a large “bag of tricks” to draw from, and that learning melody writing is all about building and using that bag of tricks.
Melody Writing: The “Bag Of Tricks”
Melody Writing: How To Expand The Bag Of Tricks
Experiment, experiment, experiment…
Melody Writing: Things in my bag
“Establish, alter, repeat, flip”
Here’s what you do:
The “metal” approach to arps:
Writing huge chord melodies:
“Focus On The Rythm”
ContributorZach Karry (Infernvs) is a trance producer currently living in Toronto Canada. He started playing Violin at age 3, and picked up a guitar in 7th grade. Since then, he’s been writing music, and playing lead guitar in the metal band Fate Prevailed as well as in the alternative rock band The Broken Satellites.